Monthly Archives: July 2015

  • Water Extraction Outstripping Water Recharging

    July 3, 2015

    Fredrick Mugira July 03, 2015 Every day, Evelyn Nimusiima’s family uses at least three 20-liter jerry cans of water for domestic purposes. Yet, the last time they planted a tree in their village of Rwenshanku, Bubaare parish in Uganda’s southwestern district of Mbarara was four years ago. And due to severe land shortage, they have […]

  • Shocking Figures Reveal Nearly 2.4 Billion People in the World Have No Basic Toilets

    July 3, 2015

    Achwamu Brenda Ashey and Twesiime Catherine July 02, 2015 Some 663 million people are still without an ‘improved’ source of water and some 2.36 billion do not have a basic, hygienic toilet, a joint monitoring programme by UNICEF and WHO has revealed. The regular update is the last report on progress and access to drinking […]